Labor & Employment

Jury says law firm owes $123K in contingent fees to lawyer; award is then doubled under wage statute

Law Firms

Day Pitney to open in Florida by merging with small trusts and estates firm

Trials and Litigation

Jury finds 8-year-old not liable for leaping into aunt’s arms and breaking her wrist

Court Security

Did prisoner put gun in trash container outside courthouse?

First Amendment

Cursing on traffic ticket is protected speech, judge rules

Election Law

Attorney faces ethics complaint over ‘sham’ contract drafted in campaign-finance case

Constitutional Law

Last vestiges of death penalty in Connecticut are cruel and unusual, state’s top court says

Trials & Litigation

Families of Sandy Hook victims agree to settle suits for $1.5M

White-Collar Crime

Suspended lawyer gets 12 months in federal prison for his role in $3.5M mortgage fraud

Criminal Justice

$1.7M cemetery theft gets lawyer up to 13 years; he’s already serving federal time in tax case

Bankruptcy Law

Ex-Dewey partner’s $500K loan shouldn’t be discharged because he lied about assets, bank says

Education Law

In response to upsurge in review requests, Yale Law School is deleting admission evaluation records

Criminal Justice

Bag of marijuana falls from lawyer’s pocket in court; paralegal provides explanation

Trials & Litigation

Families of some Sandy Hook victims file suit against estate of shooter’s mom and town

Health Law

Dentist is charged with criminally negligent homicide in patient’s death due to tooth extractions

White-Collar Crime

Former lawyer gets time after conviction in money-laundering sting

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer guilty in cemetery theft; state AG says he stole $1.8M to refund $1M in client escrow money

Media & Communications Law

2nd Circuit nixes libel suit over ‘scarlet letter’ news stories that survived expunged arrest record


Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

Trials & Litigation

Former lawyer has 237 years to pay off malpractice judgment